Entry requirements

To join this MA you should have a minimum of a UK lower second class honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject. Alternatively, you may apply with appropriate professional qualifications and experience. This would normally include experience of working in a management and/or organisational context.

Months of entry


Course content

This MA in Film and Media allows you to develop your critical and theoretical understanding of film and media through a range of approaches to the disciplines. You will acquire specialist subject knowledge, experience of advanced study, the practical skills necessary to undertake advanced research, and training in transferable research skills and methodologies.

Initially you will develop your research skills by studying the critical, theoretical and methodological approaches to film and media before selecting elective modules to tailor the programme to your own requirements. The programme culminates in the production of a written dissertation.

If you have interests in film, contemporary media and popular culture and/or if you wish to pursue a research-based higher degree in this subject area in the future then this is the programme for you.

Information for international students

For overseas applicants, IELTS 6.5 or equivalent is required.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Course Information, Advice and Guidance Team
01695 657 000